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Wednesday, January 04, 2012 - YMCA Youth Working Off Weight Program Begins Jan. 11
YMCA Youth Working Off Weight Program Begins Jan. 11
Participants learn about nutrition as well as experience fun supervised exercise
 
YMCA Youth Working Off Weight (WOW) will start a new session beginning Jan. 11.
 
The Grand Traverse Bay YMCA and Munson Medical Center dietitian Diane Roach, R.D., offer this program to help young people ages 10 -17 adapt to healthier lifestyles. The program includes education on nutrition, supervised fun exercise, and a YMCA membership for the family.
 
YMCA personal trainer Rebecca Galsterer leads participants each week with a wide variety of activities including racquetball, pickle ball, tennis, and basketball. She also teaches them how to use the fitness equipment and monitor their heart rates.
 
Cost is $392 for a four-month program. This includes YMCA membership for the entire family. Current YMCA members pay $272 for four months. Scholarship assistance may be available.
 
To learn more about the YMCA Youth WOW program go to gtbayymca.org, or contact Galsterer at (231) 933-9622 or mgaist@hotmail.com.